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Bacon Scallops

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce - this dish just like bacon-wrapped scallops but is much easier to make! It takes only 30 minutes from start to finish!  This recipe is gluten-free, low-carb, and keto-friendly.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 309 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

  • 5 strips bacon , uncooked, chopped
  • 1 lb scallops
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice , freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons wine or use lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter , softened but not melted
  • 2 tablespoons parsley , fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook chopped bacon in a skillet until cooked.
  2. Dry scallops with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the large skillet until very hot, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and immediately add scallops. Sear on high heat, about 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove from the skillet.

  4. Add 3 tablespoons lemon juice (and maybe 2 more tablespoons white wine). Scrape the bottom of the pan.
  5. Remove from heat, add softened butter (but not melted) - to create a creamy sauce. Add chopped bacon. Add back seared scallops. Top with chopped parsley

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 309 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 678mg29%
Potassium 309mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.